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Suspect in Police Shootings Extradited to AZ

(Phoenix, AZ—February 28, 2003)  Miguel Herman Savala has been extradited to Arizona from Mexico to face three counts of attempted murder stemming from a shooting five and a half years ago.

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office, acting on a request from the Phoenix Police Department and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, requested and secured Savala’s extradition. He was arrested in January of 2002 on the extradition arrest warrant and returned last night to Arizona. His bail has been set at $2 million.